Shanghai Animation and Cartoon Fair 2002 (SACF) is an annaual exhibition in Shanghai, China. The Fair has the most abundant animation and cartoon resources in China. It is important event for the Chinese animation and cartoon industries. Visitors can learn the trends of animation technology, how to deal with copyright transactions and it is also a festival for the fans.This event attracts more than 100,000 visitors every year.
Created in 1985, the Hiroshima Festival celebrates love & peace through the art of animation, basically held biennially, under the endorsement of ASIFA and according to its rules. Hiroshima is consisted of competition programs, special programs, seminars, workshops, exhibitions, etc.P>No category for competition, any animation shorts under 30 minutes and completed after the April of two years prior to the festival year are eligible. For the festival screening, the following formats are acceptable:
Saks Fifth Avenue and The Museum of Radio and Television are sponsoring a preview screening of the new Cartoon Network CG special, "The Groovenians." Starring Dennis Hopper and Paul Reubens of Pee Wee's Playhouse fame, the show will premiere on Cartoon Network in November. The show's music is supplied by Mark Mothersbaugh of DEVO fame and members of the B-52s! A special cocktail party and exclusive Groovenians T-shirt signing with Pop-Surrealist Kenny Scharf will be held at the Saks Manhattan store (611 5th Avenue) on Thursday, August 22nd from 6-8pm.
5th Anniversary Disney Institute Animation Event, August 18-23, 2002!
From the folks who brought you some of the world's greatest animation comes a hands-on journey like no other. It's your chance to participate in the making of an original Disney Institute animated short film. Work in a team alongside experienced animation instructors. Learn the stories and techniques behind Disney's greatest films. And see your creation come to life on the big screen.
The Academy of Machinima Arts & Sciences (AMAS), an organization that provides advocacy, education and community building awareness for the entertainment medium known as Machinima: the art or technique of filmmaking using real-time 3D virtual environments, has teamed up with NVIDIA
Another not-to-be-missed screening is happening in the Los Angeles area. As a companion to the Academy's upcoming art exhibit "Oscars in Animation - 7 Decades of Animation Art," the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Standards Screening Series will present 12 animated short films on Friday, August 16, 2002 at 8:00 pm in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The Academy will screen such Oscar-winning gems as 1939's THE UGLY DUCKLING, MOONBIRD (1959) by John and Faith Hubley, and Chuck Jones' THE DOT AND THE LINE (1965). Also included will be
An amazing line-up of demonically possessed cars, man-eating sharks, vengeance-obsessed female assassins and more!! The Festival leads off with a 20th Anniversary screening of STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN (which will sell out - tickets are going fast), featuring in-person appearances by director Nicholas Meyer and actors Walter Koenig & George Takei. This year's series includes L.A.
The Xth Edition of the Image Workshop "Zero on Behavior",Coordinated by the CGAI and the Master in Digital Creation and Communication, feature this year an amazing program of recognized international lecturers, an overview of the state of the art in 3D computer graphics and its role in media:
-Gabriel White (Digital Artist 3D.MillFilm, UK)
-Mike Milne (Director of Computer Animation. Framestore CFC, UK)
-Juan Buhler (Lead Effects Animator. PDI/Dreamworks, San Francisco,USA)
WHEN:Saturday, June 29, 2002 First tee time: 10:30 am on 1st and 10th holes
WHERE: Elkins Ranch Golf Course, in Fillmore, California North on I-5 to the 126 highway. West on 126 toward Ventura for about 20 Miles. At 3rd traffic signal, turn left on A Street (Hwy. 23) for 1 1/2 miles to Entrance to course. (805) 524-1440
LUNCH:BBQ, immediately after, in the patio area overlooking the 18th green.
COSTS:GOLF AND LUNCH: $ 90.00; LUNCH ONLY: $ 15.00.
DEADLINE FOR PAYMENT:JUNE 7, 2002
Leonard Maltin (nationally famous television film critic and the author of Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons) selected twelve classic animated shorts by one of the greatest animation directors and animators of our time, Chuck Jones (1912
If you are in the Los Angeles area, don't miss this Terrytoon Studio retrospective. On Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 pm, animation historian Jerry Beck will give attendees a complete overview of the Terrytoon Studio from 1930 to 1969. The event will be held at ASIFA-Hollywood's Animation Center 721 S. Victory Blvd. Burbank, California, and reservations not required. ASIFA members: $3.00 non-members: $6.00. The retrospective features rare film and video footage including Jim Tyer animation, CinemaScope cartoons, Farmer Al Falfa, Ralph Bakshi, The Terrytoon
Fresh from the dedication of the Ray Harryhausen Animation Lab at Expression Center for New Media in Emeryville, California, Ray Harryhausen is preparing for another honor, this time from the Academy of Art College in San Francisco. On Monday, June 24, 2002, as part of the Academy of Art College's ongoing "Legends of Film Graphics" series, Ray Harryhausen will receive an honorary doctoral degree from the Academy of Art College.
This is technically an old-time radio convention, but the guest speakers are of great interest to anyone who is interested in classic cartoon voice actors. DALLAS McKENNON, GINNY TYLER, and NANCY WIBLE will be on hand to discuss their long careers. The convention will be held at the Lime Tree Inn in Mena, Arkansas, on June 14-15, 2002. Activities begin at 5 pm on Friday and continue all day on Saturday. There is no registration fee or any other charge for attending; you simply show up. For room reservations, call the Lime Tree Inn at (501) 394-6350.
The "Cegep du Vieux Montreal" is proud to announce that the first finishing students from its three-year classical animation program will hold their very first year-end screening on Thursday June 13th 2002.The event will feature the work of 21 talented young artists, showing their films ranging from 45 seconds to 2 1/2 minutes.The screening will take place at the "Maison Theatre", 245 Ontario Est, Montreal.Guests are expected at 7:30 PM.Please confirm your intention to attend by e-mail.
An event for writers and all who care about what writers do and how they do it. Over 175 panelists and speakers, including dozens of Academy and Emmy honored screenwriters and television writers, plus A-list directors, agents, producers and studio executives will gather at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City June 7 - 9 for three days of panel discussions, case studies, parties, a major screening, book signings, tips and tactics, networking - and lots of FUN.
The Museum Of Modern Art in New York presents a Cartoon Research screening May 17th and 18th. Featured in this exhibition are eleven of the best CinemaScope Hollywood cartoons of the 1950s and '60s. Toot Whistle Plunk & Boom, which won an Oscar, was Walt Disney's rejoinder to the success of United Productions of America (UPA), the upstart bicoastal studio that had introduced stylized graphic animation in counterpoint to the Disney studio's cartoon literalism. UPA produced CinemaScope cartoons of its own, including two gems from 1956,
Email for free tickets/reservations to the screening of LA RAMPA, a hardboiled underground Pan-African animated thriller from London, England. Screening at the Battery Street Film Center on May 10, 2002. Limited seats available. Email- email@example.com for reservations.
Synopsis: Bereft of good criminal detectives, New Scotland Yard hires Ernst Buga, Africa's finest lawman and esteemed Interpol behavioral psychologist, to nail murderous former policeman Carlos Abruzzi.
Running time-86 minutes.
The Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design 2002 Grad Show opens on Saturday, May 4th and runs until May 17th, at 1399 Johnston St. on Granville Island in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Animation and Integrated Media works are screening on an ongoing basis in the South Building Lecture Theater, room 328. The Animation program will screen daily at 12:00pm, and the Integrated Media program will follow it at 1:30pm. Animation students are exhibiting storyboards, background drawings, puppets, etc., in the North Building, room 243.
MISSING PERSONS, an independent 3D animated feature, will have its New York premiere at the Brooklyn International Film Festival with state-of-the-art high-definition digital projection.Wed May 1, 2002 - 9:00 PM
at the Brooklyn Museum of Art
200 Eastern Parkway
(Take the 1 or 2 train to the "Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum" stop.)
Dennis Harvey of Variety says:
"...striking to look at and cryptically hilarious..."
The Capilano College Animation Grad Show is an annual exhibit of student work from the two year, Commercial Animation program (classical)and the eight month, Digital Animation program (3D). Both professional level programs focus on character animation and design. Students and faculty will be in attendance and the winners of Capilano College's four studio-sponsored scholarships (Atomic, Nelvana, Studio B and Bardel) will be announced.